Mr. Amitava Ray - WholeTime Director
Mr. Amitava Ray is an Honours Graduate in Economics & Mathematics from Presidency College, Kolkata and PGDM from Kolkata University. He has been associated with Uflex Group for over 17 years now. He served at Uflex Limited as President & Chief Executive Officer of Flexible Packaging Business from June 2001 to January 2016. In this role he led the Company’s Flexible Packaging Business, driving its growth strategy in Domestic and Exports markets with particular emphasis on globalization, innovation and industry leadership.
Prior to Uflex, he has held the positions of Managing Director & CEO at India Foils Limited. Mr. Ray has also served as Executive Director of Bata India Limited and President of Indian Aluminium Company. At Uflex, he had been responsible for the overall management of Packaging and Allied Businesses of the Company including development of new and innovative packaging products that added immense value to the business of customers and the Company.
Mr. Ashwani K. Sharma – President - New Business Initiatives
Mr. Ashwani Kumar Sharma, an MBA and graduate in Math and Chemistry has been driving large organizations globally with rich experience of 28 years. His last assignment was with Asia Pulp & Paper - a 25 Billion USD Company based out of Jakarta, where he served as the Managing Director. He has had enriching global exposure as he was based in Europe as CEO & Chairman of the Board of Horizon Pulp & Paper.
He was Business Head, North and South region at APP, USA. He also served as CEO & Senior President at Century Pulp & Paper (BK Birla Group, India) and Ballarpur Industries, India. At Uflex his responsibilities primarily involve steering the cement & tube verticals and the forthcoming project of Liquid Packaging among the new business initiatives.
Mr. Anup Sachdeva - JT. President Packaging (Global Exports)
Mr. Anup Sachdeva is responsible for Packaging Exports worldwide. With over 32 years of experience including 21 years at Uflex, Mr. Sachdeva’s contribution in making our packaging products globally acclaimed is extremely significant. Before joining Uflex, he worked with companies like Colour Cartons ( Part of Jardine Henderson Group) & Ballarpur Industries.
Mr. Jeevaraj Pillai - JT. President - Packaging & New Product Development
Mr. Jeevaraj Pillai is a Mechanical Engineer and an MBA. He has been working with Uflex for the past 22 years. He has over 34 years of experience in Packaging covering the entire gamut of packaging technology from Pre-press and cylinder making, different types and grades of film making, to high end conversion of flexible packaging material. His skills include sound understanding of web handling, extrusion and coating technology and bag making for varied applications.
He has a command on of Energy Curing Technology, Cast and Cure systems, Hot Foil Stamping on Flexibles, Hologram Embossing, Actively Modified Atmosphere Packaging Technology, thin Film Extrusion, new generation Flexi-Tubes and Diaper Film Making Technology. He has presented paper on Plastic Packaging and Environment, Application of E-beam Technology, Anti counterfeiting options and Anti Microbial Films.